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Re: how to find out which user instantiated this emacs process


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: how to find out which user instantiated this emacs process
Date: 25 Feb 2004 09:09:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

"leo" <address@hidden> writes:

> hi there
> 
> on unix usually i instantiate emacs as a normal user, but for special
> purposes i instantiate emacs sometimes as root with the same home directory.
> 
> in this case i'd like to set the background to red or so... how can i find
> out in emacs lisp what user owns this emacs?

Did you really try, or are you asking just to increase the trafic?

(when (= (user-uid) 0) (set-background-color "Red"))

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